Apr 7, 2015 |

PokerStars CEO Expects New Jersey Launch in Q3 of 2015

Online poker players in New Jersey may soon get their wish, as during a recent conference call Amaya Gaming CEO David Baazov said he expects PokerStars to launch “in the next quarter.” Chris Grove of OnlinePokerReport.com later confirmed that Baazov was speaking of Q3. This is not your ordinary launch rumors. While it’s far from […]

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Mar 19, 2015 |

Regulated Online Gambling Keeps Money in the Local Economy

During peak hours traffic at regulated New Jersey online poker rooms can climb above 2,000 players. At the same time there are over 1,000 people playing online poker for real money in the state of Pennsylvania as well. This may come as a surprise to some of you who thought online poker was illegal in […]

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Mar 6, 2015 |

The Truth Behind Legalized Online Gambling and Job Growth

Legalized online gaming has gotten off to a rocky start in the United States. The industry’s early struggles, partially due to outside forces and partially due to a few self-inflicted wounds, have led to widespread criticism from supporters and detractors. However, these criticisms have overshadowed some of the positive aspects legal online gaming has brought […]

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Feb 24, 2015 |

Interstate Online Poker Coming According to Nevada Governor

Last year Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval and Delaware Governor Jack Markell signed a historic interstate online poker agreement that would see the two states share players. The deal was signed inĀ  February of 2014, and many expected it to be in effect before the end of 2014, but thus far nothing has materialized. We now […]

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Dec 30, 2014 |

State of US Online Gaming in 2015: Where It’s Legal

In 2010, at the behest of the New York and Illinois lotteries, the U.S. Department of Justice looked into its interpretation of the 1961 Wire Act in regards to the pre-Internet law’s application to online gambling. On September 20, 2011 (but not officially released until December 23, 2011), Assistant U.S. Attorney General Virginia Seitz issued […]

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Nov 19, 2014 |

Pala Online Casino Currently in Beta-Testing in NJ

It appears the launch of PalaCasino.com in New Jersey is just around the corner as the company is currently in the process of beta-testing its online casino in New Jersey this week. It’s likely that when this beta-testing period comes to a close on Friday the PalaCasino.com site will officially launch and be made available […]

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Nov 13, 2014 |

DGE Approves Pala Interactive while PokerStars Continues to Wait

As 2014 comes to a close the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) is apparently playing a frustrating game of Red Light/Green Light with their iGaming licenses; a game that has somewhat surprised and frustrated the online poker community. On October 31, Pala Interactive was given the go ahead to launch an online gaming […]

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Oct 16, 2014 |

New Jersey DGE Is Courting Skill-Based Game Developers

Tuesday’s announcement by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement, publicizing that the DGE is now “approving skill-based games and is eager to receive skill-based game submissions for review,” has the potential to drastically alter the gaming industry, and could be another potential step towards Atlantic City’s eventual gaming resurgence. With the recent contraction of […]

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Sep 23, 2014 |

A Positive Take on Ultimate Gaming’s New Jersey Exit

The worst case scenario unfolded in New Jersey last week as Ultimate Gaming announced it would be exiting the state’s online gaming market in the wake of its partner, Trump Taj Mahal’s, financial struggles. Ultimate Gaming’s exit is quite disappointing, but there may also be a silver lining, as the exit was handled near-flawlessly, proving […]

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Sep 12, 2014 |

Potential Revel Buyer to Focus on Non-Gaming Amenities

Florida developer Glenn Straub has put in a $90 million offer to buy the now-closed Revel Casino in Atlantic City. Straub and his company, Polo North Country Club inc., have grander ideas for the Revel than being just a casino. Straub spoke with Bloomberg on Thursday, telling them via a phone interview, Revel “will not […]

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